Translation: From communist Saturday volunteers to building communism!
Poster Number: PP 099
Artist: Solov'ev, Mikhail Mikailovich — Соловьёв, Михаил Михайлович
Poster Notes: The reference to "Saturday volunteers" (Subbotniki) harkens back to the days of volunteer work performed on weekends after the October Revolution.
Media Size: 44x31
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR, Kalinin
Printer Notes: The Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) of Kalinin was the printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic) of the city of Kalinin (now known as Tver), northwest of Moscow. The printer was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street). Sovnarkhoz was a system of economic reorganization that came about in 1957 whereby over 100 "economic regions" were created to reduce the previous state administered policy of a top-down approach to local economies.
Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1961
Publisher Notes: Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".
Print Run: 105,000
Catalog Notes: PP 099 Workers b